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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streptococcus

Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the phylum Firmicutes and the order Lactobacillales (lactic acid bacteria).

medlineplus.gov/streptococcalinfections.html

Feb 15, 2017 ... Streptococcal is a type of bacteria that can cause strep throat (group A) or blood infections (group B). Learn how they can be prevented and ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/229091-overview

Oct 24, 2016 ... Group B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as Streptococcus agalactiae, is best known as a cause of postpartum infection and as the most ...

www.cdc.gov/groupastrep/diseases-public/index.html

Sep 16, 2016 ... Group A Streptococcus (group A strep) is a type of bacterium that can cause many different infections that range from minor illnesses to very ...

www.medicinenet.com/streptococcal_infections/article.htm

Feb 19, 2016 ... Symptoms and signs of group A streptococcal infections include sore throat, fever , swollen lymph nodes, rash, low blood pressure, and tissue ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK7611

The genus Streptococcus , a heterogeneous group of Gram-positive bacteria, has broad significance in medicine and industry. Various streptococci are ...

www.yourgenome.org/facts/what-are-streptococcal-infections

Jun 19, 2015 ... There are many different types of Streptococci and infections vary in severity from mild throat infections to pneumonia. Streptococcal infections ...

www.merckmanuals.com/home/infections/bacterial-infections/streptococcal-infections

Many species of streptococci live harmlessly in and on the body. Some species that can cause infection are also present in some healthy people but cause no ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/strep-throat/symptoms-causes/dxc-20165964

Dec 16, 2015 ... The cause of strep throat is bacteria known as Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as group A streptococcus. Streptococcal bacteria are ...